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Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing on Talbert Street, SE

Monday, September 25, 2006
A 47-year-old Southeast woman has been charged with murder in the Saturday morning slaying.

At approximately 2:54 am on Saturday, September 23, 2006, Metropolitan Police were called to an apartment building in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>1200 block of Talbert Street, SE, for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male lying in the hallway of that location suffering from an apparent stab wound to the neck. The victim, who has been identified as 50-year-old Deon Towles, of the Talbert Street, SE, address, was transported to the Washington Hospital Center’s MedStar Unit, where he was pronounced dead at 4:10 am.

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A subsequent investigation by members assigned to the department’s Violent Crimes Branch led to the arrest of 47-year-old Angela Stevenson, of the same address, on Saturday, September 23, 2006. She has been charged with Murder Two While Armed in the homicide of Deon Towles.